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Bruce Sinclair

Bruce Sinclair
Bruce Sinclair Chartered Accountant | Vancouver
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Among the clients to whom Bruce has provided advice are:

  • Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. in respect of its acquisition by KGHM Polska

  • NovaGold Resources Inc. on distribution of shares of its subsidiary, NovaCopper Inc., by a plan of arrangement

  • Catalyst Paper Corporation on the restructuring of its secured and unsecured debt under the Company's Creditors Arrangement Act

  • Lithium One Inc. on its acquisition by Galaxy Resources Ltd. under a plan of arrangement involving exchangeable shares

  • Gemcom Software International on its acquisition by Dassault Systems

  • BHP Billiton in respect of its proposed acquisition of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan

  • Capital Power Corporation on its initial public offering

  • Red Back Mining Inc. on its acquisition by Kinross Gold Corporation

  • Premium Brands Income Fund on its acquisition by Premium Brands Holding Corporation

  • TimberWest Forest Corp. on its sale to a consortium of pension plans

Awards & Recognition
  • Legal Media Group's Guide to the Leading Tax Advisors 2012

Professional Activities

Bruce was a governor and member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and has been a Canadian reporter for the International Fiscal Association and a member of the Taxation Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

Bruce has participated regularly in a biannual conference for senior tax professionals focusing on resource taxation and has co-authored a book on Canadian mining taxation. He has prepared a study on mining taxes for the B.C. provincial government. He has also been a participant, chairperson and organizer at national and provincial tax conferences and seminars for the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, the Canada Revenue Agency and other organizations.

Education
Chartered Accountant - 1980
Graduate Degree in Commerce, University of British Columbia - 1978
Graduate Degree in Statistics, Stanford University - 1976
B.Sc. (Hon., Mathematics), University of British Columbia - 1975

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